Electrical radiant heat in the ceiling


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Old 03-13-14, 03:45 PM
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Electrical radiant heat in the ceiling

I took down a wall between two small bedrooms to create one large bedroom. Both bedrooms have electric radiant heat in the ceiling thus I had 2 thermostats 1 controlling each side. Does anyone know if I can change out the old ones with a new one that would control both sections of the ceiling?
 
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Old 03-13-14, 04:01 PM
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Are the thermostats line voltage? If so how many amps/watts on each thermostat?
 
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Old 03-13-14, 04:23 PM
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I would doubt that you could combine the two systems easily. Do you have access above the ceiling?
 
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Old 03-15-14, 09:51 AM
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I do have access above the ceiling into the attic.
 
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Both thermostats are fed from a single piece of Romax (one pigtailed to the other) from the panel and attached to two pinned 20 amp breakers. Each thermostat is rated at 22 amps.
 
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Old 03-15-14, 10:19 AM
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Good detective work

Since both heat panels are currently running on a single two pole 20A breaker then you can use one thermostat to control both. Using one of those 22A thermostats would be fine.
 
 

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